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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe E350 RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD E350 19 28 $46,314 $49,800
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E350 18 28 $53,680 $57,720
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury BlueTEC 21 32 $48,072 $51,690
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Luxury 20 30 $46,956 $50,490
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 28 $49,281 $52,990
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport BlueTEC 21 32 $48,072 $51,690
4-Door Sedan RWD E350 Sport 20 30 $46,956 $50,490
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 28 $49,281 $52,990
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC E550 Sport 16 26 $55,605 $59,790
4-Door Sedan RWD E63 AMG 16 24 $82,677 $88,900
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Luxury 19 27 $53,150 $57,150
4-Door Wagon 4MATIC E350 Sport 19 27 $53,150 $57,150
4-Door Wagon RWD E63 AMG 15 23 $85,095 $91,500
2-Door Coupe RWD E550 17 27 $52,629 $56,590
2-Door Cabriolet RWD E550 16 25 $60,264 $64,800
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC E350 19 29 $48,639 $52,300
4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 16 23 $48,760 $53,000
4-Door Sedan Portfolio 16 23 $54,280 $59,000
4-Door Sedan Portfolio w/Sport Pkg 16 23 $54,280 $59,000
4-Door Sedan Supercharged 15 21 $62,652 $68,100
4-Door Sedan XFR 15 21 $75,440 $82,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,314
$48,760
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,800
$53,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$830 / month
$883 / month
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Mercedes-Benz E Class models have sharper driving appeal than in the past, while also returning to the classy interior appointments and vault-like construction that have made them longtime luxury benchmarks. Scorching acceleration, nimble handling, and true luxury-car refinement complement style and fashion to swoon over in the 2012 Jaguar XF; backseat space remains its only reality check.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Cars Midsize Car
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 40.4 56.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 95.0
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.9 56.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 41.5
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.9 36.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.2 37.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.5 61.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.0 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 185.0 195.3
Height, Overall (in) 55.0 57.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 63.2
Wheelbase (in) 108.7 114.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.9 75.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.9 17.7
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 0.9 12.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.7 x 1.3 14.0 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.0 18.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 37.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.8
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/45R17 P245/45R18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/40R17 P245/45R18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3759 4067
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 273 @ 3500-5250 380 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 5.0L/305
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 6500 385 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V8
Fuel System Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 22 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 4.17
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 1.52
Trans Type 7 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42/2.23 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82 3.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz E-Class Jaguar XF
Body Style Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.22
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.54
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 5 3
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 8.3 9.6
 
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